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Managing and Designing Landscapes for Conservation: Moving from Perspectives to Principles

AUTHOR Lindenmayer
PUBLISHER Wiley-Blackwell (11/28/2007)
PRODUCT TYPE Paperback (Paperback)

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The distinctive relationships between landscape change, habitat fragmentation, and biodiversity conservation are highlighted in this original and useful guide to the theory and practice of ecological landscape design. Using original, ecologically based landscape design principles, the text underscores current thinking in landscape management and conservation. It offers a blend of theoretical and practical information that is illustrated with case studies drawn from across the globe.

Key insights by some of the world's leading experts in landscape ecology and conservation biology make Managing and Designing Landscapes for Conservation an essential volume for anyone involved in landscape management, natural resource planning, or biodiversity conservation.

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ISBN-13: 9781405159142
ISBN-10: 1405159146
Binding: Paperback or Softback (Trade Paperback (Us))
Content Language: English
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Page Count: 587
Carton Quantity: 12
Product Dimensions: 6.27 x 1.12 x 9.17 inches
Weight: 2.22 pound(s)
Feature Codes: Bibliography, Index, Price on Product, Table of Contents, Illustrated
Country of Origin: US
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BISAC Categories
Science | Life Sciences - Ecology
Science | Environmental Science (see also Chemistry - Environmental)
Science | Life Sciences - Biological Diversity
Dewey Decimal: 712.2
Library of Congress Control Number: 2007016681
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The distinctive relationships between landscape change, habitat fragmentation, and biodiversity conservation are highlighted in this original and useful guide to the theory and practice of ecological landscape design. Using original, ecologically based landscape design principles, the text underscores current thinking in landscape management and conservation. It offers a blend of theoretical and practical information that is illustrated with case studies drawn from across the globe.

Key insights by some of the world's leading experts in landscape ecology and conservation biology make Managing and Designing Landscapes for Conservation an essential volume for anyone involved in landscape management, natural resource planning, or biodiversity conservation.

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Editor: Lindenmayer, David B.
David B. Lindenmayer is Professor of Conservation Science and Ecology in the Fenner School of Environment and Society at the Australian National University, Canberra.
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Editor: Hobbs, Richard J.
Richard J. Hobbs is Professor of Environmental Science at Murdoch University, Western Australia, and has research interests in restoration ecology and landscape ecology, focusing on the conservation and management of altered landscapes, particularly the agricultural area of southwestern Australia. He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science and has been listed by ISI as one of the most highly cited researchers in Ecology and Environmental Science. His professional services include President of the International Association for Landscape Ecology 1999 2003 and President of the Ecological Society of Australia 1998 1999. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Restoration Ecology.
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